Antebellum Julep

An early-nineteenth-century Southern julep


Nine Great Southern Bars

From throwback dives to punch-du-jour palaces, these Southern establishments are doing cocktails right

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Double or Nothing

Weak drinks and hospitality don’t mix


An End-of-Summer Sipper

Toast the season’s end with this watermelon cocktail from Nashville, Tennessee


Bourbon and Coke: A Match Made in Dixie

A grown up version of the classic Southern concoction

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Gin and Tonic Season: Gin and Green Tomato Tonic

A splash of homemade pickling liquid lends a refreshing kick to this South Carolina cocktail


Gin and Tonic Season: An Englishman Went to Kentucky

A mint twist on the classic G&T

smoked barbecue bloody mary recipe


A Smokin’ Good Bloody

One Atlanta bartender shares his recipe for a delicious Bloody Mary

jungle bird the gin joint charleston cocktail


Cocktail Hour: The Jungle Bird

A peculiar tiki drink with roots in Malaysia, this rare bird blends bitter and sweet


Corpse Reviver #2

America’s original morning cocktail


Nine Southern Small-Batch Spirits

A new breed of craft distillers is turning out some creative––and very tasty––takes on Southern tradition


Tate’s Chamomile Sazerac

A comforting cocktail for the short, cold days of late fall


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Behind the Bar: Old-Fashioned

Learn to make a modern version of an old-fashioned from Charleston's Cocktail Club

The High & the Low

One for the Road

The fine art of drinking on the run


Food & Drink

Behind the Bar: Swizzle with Rum

Learn to make the swizzle with rum

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50 Best Southern Bars

Old or new, grungy or grand, the South’s choicest places to order up a round and unwind


Southern Bar: The Crunkleton

A good bar feels like a secret only you know

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A Taste 
of the South

Five bars around the country 
that do Dixie right

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The Perfect Bar

And why the South has so many of them

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Inside the Best Southern Bars

Step inside a few of our favorite Southern bars